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Castle
Location type: Castle
Number of texts: 3
3 stars
Made by Dromos | Reference Stavros1
Made by Dromos

Baconsthorpe Castle was built in the period from around 1460 to 1486. On the east side was a lake and the other sides were protected by a deep ditch. The ruins are constructed of flint with some brick. The curtain walls are complete and include the remains of towers.

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Baconsthorpe Castle (1/2 mile north of village) remains of 15th C. part-moated, semi-fortified house, built by the Heydon family. English Heritage. Open all year. Admission free.
Tel: (01760) 755161.

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The ruins are administered by English Heritage and are freely accessible to the public.

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